Raptor Watch at #Parkgate was priceless

Despite a rubbish weather forecast me and my Dad set off on a 3 hour round trip to the Dee Estuary for the Parkgate Raptor Watch

and blimey our efforts paid off big style, as we were rewarded with a rapturous Raptor Watch!

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#BigGardenBirdwatch results from me, Green Fingered George

I was all fired up this weekend as it was the…..

Big Garden Birdwatch!!!!

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A wildlife spectacle at a Hoylake High-Tide

It’s all a bit quiet in the garden at the moment, so my blog will be wildlife themed for a few weeks.

There’s the Big Garden Birdwatch next weekend and here’s my post about the wildlife spectacle of a Hoylake High-Tide.

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Some winter gardening as we plant an apple tree

There’s not much going on in the garden in winter, so, despite the rain and mud it was great to get out and plant an apple tree.

We already have two apple cordons and we wanted a small fruit tree to go in the top bit of the garden, where we hope to plant some raspberries in the spring.

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My ‘Big Gardening Book Review’ of ……..GROW – A family guide to growing fruit & veg

I’m a big reader – gardening books, wildlife magazines, the whole Harry Potter series, bird books, you name it, I ♥ books!

So, it came as no surprise to receive 14 books for Christmas, this year!

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Looking back at my ‘growing year’ in 2016 and #HNY2017 folks!

As we say goodbye to 2016 and hello to 2017,

I’m looking back at my gardening highlights this year.

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Art Makes Children Powerful, Apparently!

Does Art Make Children Powerful? Well, I like the thought of expressing yourself with art, your imagination can go wild and trust me, I’m not short of imagination!

I like gardening, I like wildlife, I like chocolate and I also like outdoor sculptures. So, it was great to get a bit of fresh air during the Christmas break at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

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